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||March 26, 1970
||Cause of Death:
||London, England, GB
RATE AND COMMENT
Penned first play in his Connemara trilogy "The Beauty Queen of Leenane"; earned Tony nomination for Best Play
Wrote second and third play of Connemara trilogy "A Skull in Connemara" and "The Lonesome West"; received Tony nomination for the latter
First production of the Aran Islands Trilogy "The Cripple of Inishmaan" performed at the Royal National Theatre
Penned first radio play "The Tale of the Wolf and the Woodcutter"
Premiered "The Lieutenant of Inishmore" at the Atlantic Theater Company in NYC; earned Tony nomination for Best Play
Wrote the un-produced and unpublished "The Banshees of Inisheer," the final play in the Aran Islands trilogy
First non-Irish play "The Pillowman" premiered at the Royal National Theatre; opened on Broadway 2005; earned Tony nomination for Best Play
Won Academy Award for film debut, the live action short "Six Shooter"
Wrote and directed first full-length feature "In Bruges"; earned Academy Award nomination for Best Original Screenplay
Wrote, directed, and produced ensemble crime comedy "Seven Psychopaths"